Charles R. Ryan
Services for Charles R. Ryan, 84, of Start, LA will be 10 AM Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at Mulhearn Funeral Home Chapel-Rayville, LA with Rev. Marshal Sevier officiating, internment to follow in Start Cemetery, under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home Rayville, LA.
Mr. Charlie was born March 13, 1928 in Los Angeles, CA and passed away January 21, 2012 in Monroe, LA. A member of Crew Lake United Methodist Church and an avid reader, Mr. Charlie retired as a skilled medical Technician from the United States Air Force after serving twenty years. He then worked as a medical technician for a Federal Penitentiary and as a field director of the American Red Cross. He later worked for Fleet Finance Co. and retired from Delta Finance Company.
He was preceded in death by his parents John and Lillian Bell Ryan, a brother John Ryan, daughters Andrea Ryan and Charlene Ryan, the love of his life and wife for over 53 years Francis “Ko Ko” Ryan.
A loving husband, father, grandfather and friend he leaves behind to cherish his memory two sons James Ricky Ryan and his wife Linda, Mark Ryan and his wife Kelly, daughters, Sandra Lehman and her husband Stanley Lehman and Lillian Whitten and her husband Mickey, grand children, Tresia Weeks, Clay Whitten, Jennifer Whitten Montgomery, Sandra Kay Lehman Boehnke, Richard Ryan, Stephanie Ryan Sessum, Samantha Ryan, Hank Ryan and Andy Ryan. Many great grandchildren and extended family, best friend Billie White as well as his faithful pet Blue.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation will be from 5-7 PM Monday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Crew Lake United Methodist Church.
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